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Table 2 Overall seropositivity for IgG Plasmodium falciparum antibodies in Surinamese and Brazilian participants in Suriname

From: Malaria serology data from the Guiana shield: first insight in IgG antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium malariae antigens in Suriname

  Surinamese participantsa (%) Brazilian participantsb(%) P value c
P. falciparum seropositivity d 90.7 64.6 <0.001
AMA-1 72.1 52.3 <0.05
PfMSP-119 66.3 60.0 0.427
GLURP 62.8 41.5 <0.05
CSP 22.1 24.6 0.716
LSA 38.4 16.9 <0.05
  1. aSurinamese participants from the Stoelmanseiland area (n = 86)
  2. bBrazilian participants from the Benzdorp region (n = 65)
  3. cp-values for differences in seropositivity between Surinamese and Brazilian participants
  4. dDetection of at least one of the five investigated P. falciparum IgG antibodies